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Colour Challenges

Silk

– Hex colour ref:  dd4492 A colourful note: the colour name cerise comes from the French word for cherry, cerise.  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first recorded use […]
Silk

A touch of Pizzazz

Hex colour reference:  #ff1dce A colourful note:  this bright shade of magenta, known as purple pizzazz,  joined Crayola in 1990 as part of its fluorescent specialty set.  . . Copyright Debbie Smyth, 31 March 2017 […]
A touch of Pizzazz

Puppy Admirer

Hex colour ref:  ff1dce A colourful note:  this shade of hot magenta was formulated by Crayola in 1990.  To add some colour confusion , there had been a Hot Magenta Fluorescent crayon in […]
Puppy Admirer

Coffee Bean

– Posted for today’s plum Crayola challenge: A colourful note:  in 1958, Crayola issued their largest box of crayons so far – 64 colours in a wide box, with a flip […]
Coffee Bean

Contemplation

. Hex colour reference:  #fc74fd A colourful note:  the joyous pink flamingo colour joined the Crayola range in 1997.  The origin of the word flamingo itself is derived from Spanish flamenco, meaning “flame-coloured” and […]
Contemplation

Shocking

  Hex colour reference:  #fb7efd A colourful note:  shocking pink is one of the fluorescent shades that won their current name in 1990, this one having previously been known as Ultra Pink Fluorescent, since […]
Shocking